Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.
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    Become a Texas Hero

    In the old Saturday matinée Westerns, you always knew who the hero was. He wore a white Stetson, followed the Code of the West, and had a powerful moral compass. His selfless dedication to the public good brought new order and prosperity that lingered long after he rode away into the sunset. Modern heroes may not wear iconic garb or ride a valiant steed, but their contributions have the same effect. Today’s heroes can still be identified by a generous spirit and a commitment to the greater good.

    In keeping with the spirit of the old west hero, The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission formed a special group of philanthropists—the Texas Heroes—who provide financial support to help preserve the rich and colorful history of our state, educate Texans about our shared heritage, and celebrate the real people helping the real places tell the real stories of Texas.

    Be come a Hero today and help preserve Texas history for future generations!

    Gifts of all levels are recognized by the Texas Heroes Program

    Scout

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    $1 to $50

    Guardian

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    $51 to $100

    Wrangler

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    $101 to $250

    Pioneer

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    $251 to $500

    Embresario

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    $501 to $1,000

    Ranger

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    $1,001 to $2,500

    Legend

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    $2,501 to $5,000